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Erin Flegg

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Harper's "Hail Mary"

Grand Chief Stewart Phillip says the decision to appoint Jim Prentice to sell Northern Gateway to BC First Nations is too little too late.
Salish Sea Winter Gathering

Kinder Morgan's letter to potential NEB hearing intervenors called "undemocratic", even "disgusting"

Some experts fear the 15-page letter will intimidate people unfamiliar with the process into withdrawing their applications.

Grand Chief predicts repeat of Oka crisis if feds fail to consult First Nations before Enbridge Northern Gateway decision

Leader says conflict will continue to escalate until the government decides to negotiate in good faith and honour First Nations rights.

Kwakiutl First Nation protests BC government's attempts to shirk treaty responsibilities

Nation says it will continue to occupy its traditional territory until provincial and federal governments agree to honour 1851 Douglas Treaty.
Oil tanker in Burrar Inlet

First Nations south of the border sign up for NEB's Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline hearings

Nations say Salish sea is borderless, and vow to stand with Canadian First Nations along the coast.

Charities push back against Harper government repression

Former Tides employee says audits are designed to "silence the opposition"
Chief Phil Lane Jr.

Oglala Sioux vow to stop Keystone XL on the ground if Obama won't say no

Indigenous grassroots organization has been touring United States and Canada offering direct action training to nations committed to standing with the Sioux.

BC coast risk of oil spill 68% higher if oil tanker traffic increases with new projects: study

With each new pipeline, more tankers and a higher risk of an oil spill.

Indigenous protests gain momentum on the ground and recognition in court

First Nations across Northern BC say so-called blockades are just the signs of generations of struggle and tradition finally being recognized.
Unist'ot'en Camp sign

In light of Northern Gateway pipeline recommendation, Unist'ot'en blockade camp ups the ante

First Nations blockade camp standing in the path of Northern Gateway gets an influx of volunteer applications